Do you ever feel like you’ll never get your teen to clean his room? After reading this article, you might think I’m such a mean mom, but for my kids at least, this method is actually a very practical way to make sure my kids keep their rooms (mostly) clean. If you want your
Do you ever have a hard time getting your kids to clean up their rooms? Me too! My bedroom cleaning checklist will help teach your kiddos what is expected of them! Normally, my kids are rockstars at doing chores. They pitch in around the house constantly and, thank goodness – I could never keep
Does the very thought of Spring Cleaning make you shudder? Spring Cleaning may not be something we look forward to. However… We can choose how the experience will feel long before we lift a finger to do the task! Let’s look at the rewards: 3 Rewards of Spring Cleaning The house feels renewed and
Raise your hand if your family complains about pitching in around the house. LOL In most cases, the complaining goes on FAR longer than the actual job would take. Use this chart to show them that these jobs can be over and done in a flash. Because if you can get a job done
Do you have that friend who always has the best cleaning tip? Like the one who knows exactly how to clean every surface or tackle the toughest laundry stains? Well, we asked a whole bunch of people like that for their best cleaning tips. Here’s what they said: We use cleaning wipes in the
I am obsessive very particular about my cleaning products. I try to use natural cleaning products as much possible. I want my house to look great, but I don’t want to get this result at the price of poor quality supplies or unnecessary chemicals. Since we have 4 boys and a dog and we live
Are you ready to spring clean your bathroom? The bathroom can get pretty grimy, but since it’s smaller than the other rooms in your home, it’s usually not too hard to deep clean. Use this printable checklist to hit all the important areas when cleaning your bathroom. (Click the graphic to download your checklist.)
A friend of mine (mother to one child) was in my kitchen yesterday. Three of my 4 boys were running in circles (not kidding), causing the usual hubbub. She mentioned that she didn’t know how I “do it all.” I laughed and said I didn’t know either. But then I got to thinking. Life
Funny story – way back before we had kids, my husband and I decided to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Somehow, instead of using the regular bake setting, someone pressed the “Clean” button. If you’ve ever cleaned your oven, you know that once that button is pressed and the oven heats up, the door
Have you ever walked by the cleaner aisle in a grocery store and caught a whiff of all that fragrance? Even just a hint of scent from these aisles gives me a headache! Not everyone is as sensitive as this. My husband doesn’t have the same reaction. But we still choose to avoid bringing
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!